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Hitcham, Ipswich, Suffolk (For Sale) Guide Price £975,000

Farm House        7 bedroom(s)         4 bathroom(s)        3 reception room(s)

An exceptional Grade II Listed former Hall House set in approximately 1 acre surrounded by unspoilt Suffolk countryside between Hitcham and Brettenham

Contact David Burr Woolpit on 01359 245245 or email woolpit@davidburr.co.uk


Features:

  • An outstanding Grade II Listed farmhouse
  • In all about 1 acre
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 28' bespoke Kitchen/Breakfast room
  • Utility and boot room
  • 7 bedrooms (2 en-suite)
  • Double garage/workshop

An outstanding Grade II Listed detached period farmhouse believed to have origins dating back to 1257 set in grounds approaching 1.4 acres which include a former moat to the southern boundary. Old Bloxhall House is a timber framed former Hall House with rendered elevations under a clay tiled roof and offers an abundance of character original features throughout the property including three working inglenook fireplaces, exposed brickwork and timbers.

Accommodation is arranged over three floors and extends to approximately 4,000sq ft. Principal accommodation comprises drawing room, sitting room, dining room, magnificent 28ft bespoke fitted kitchen/breakfast room and study/library area. The first floor offers a master bedroom with en suite bathroom, four additional bedrooms, one en-suite and a family bathroom. The second floor offers two further bedrooms, additional bathroom and a large attic storage area.

Old Bloxhall House sits centrally within the grounds and is approached through double gates onto a large gravelled drive and parking area which in turn leads to a double detached garage/workshop. The well-manicured gardens are predominantly lawn with mature borders, ancient former moat and established fruit and deciduous trees. A large sun terrace leading direct out from the kitchen/breakfast is west facing and ensures a sunny aspect for outdoor entertaining.

ENTRANCE HALL: A light and welcoming area with windows to both sides of the oak panelled entrance door and a wealth of exposed brickwork and timber beams. Staircase to the first floor and doors leading through to drawing room and sitting room.

DRAWING ROOM: (6.58m x 4.45m) 21'7" x 14'7". A beautiful room with an abundance of exposed timbers and brick inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer beam housing an open fire.

SITTING ROOM: (6.73m x 5.59m) 22'1" x 18'4". A truly magnificent room with a wonderful mix of exposed brickwork and exposed timbers creating a calming space to relax while focusing on the brick inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer beam, brick hearth and inset wood burning stove. The room offers dual aspect to front and rear elevations with an exterior door directly onto the garden and further doors into the boot room and inner hallway. An arched walk through with exposed open timber studwork opening to:

DINING ROOM: (4.98m x 4.32m) 16'4" x 14'2". Another bright room with natural light streaming through the library/study windows that opens out from the dining room. Exposed wall and ceiling timbers with further exposed brickwork. Open inglenook fireplace with dog grate. Door leading through to inner hallway. Oak archway leading to;

LIBRARY/STUDY: (4.98 x 1.88) 16'4" x 6'2" Open timber studwork partially separates this sitting area from the dining room and is an ideal space to enjoy reading.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: (8.53m x 4.45m) 28' x 14'7". A very spacious room with a bespoke hand painted fitted kitchen with granite countertops oak flooring and cooker range, central dining area adjacent to exposed brickwork and sitting area at the opposite end. This room offers dual aspect with oak stable door to utility room and exterior door to garden and rear terrace.

UTILITY ROOM: (4.32m x 2.16m) 14'2" x 7'1". Leading off from the kitchen with exterior door to garden, range of cupboards and sink unit and space for washing machine.

BOOT ROOM: (3.66m x 1.7m) 12' x 5'7". Door leading off from the sitting room, exterior door and window to rear aspect. Ideal room for those returning from winter dog walking days with ample storage.

CLOAKROOM: WC and small inset wash hand basin on wooden vanity unit.

INNER HALLWAY: Linking kitchen, dining room and drawing room, exposed timbers and second staircase to first floor.

First floor

LANDING: Access from both staircases with exposed timbers and brickwork and further staircase to the second floor. Window to rear aspect.

MASTER BEDROOM: (4.37m x 4.22m) 14'4" x 13'10". Large dual aspect room with a wealth of exposed timbers, with door leading through to part vaulted en-suite bathroom with white suite comprising slipper bath, Pine vanity unit with his and her wash basins, WC and separate large walk in shower with rain shower head and hand held shower, window to rear aspect and oak flooring.

NURSERY BEDROOM/DRESSING ROOM: (3.15m x 2.08m) 10'4" x 6'10". Currently utilised as a dressing room to the master bedroom, this room would lend itself as a nursery room being adjacent to the master bedroom.

BEDROOM 2: (4.5m x 4.01m) 14'9" x 13'2" A lovely light room with stripped wood flooring, exposed timbers, built in wardrobes and window to front aspect.

BEDROOM 3: (4.95m x 3.15m) 16'3" x 10'4" Good sized double bedroom with double window to the front, built in wardrobe, stripped wood flooring and exposed timbers and studwork.

BEDROOM 4: (3.53m x 3.15m) 11'7" x 10'4" Situated to the rear of the property with commanding views over open countryside this room has an en-suite shower room. In addition, the bedroom has a step through into a roof void with restricted head height that could be used for storage/dressing room.

FAMILY BATHROOM: (2.18m x 2.18m) 7'2"" x 7'2". Comprising white slipper bath, separate shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin, window to rear aspect and oak flooring.

Second floor

BEDROOM 5: (4.37m x 3.53m) 14'4" x 11'7" Generous double bedroom with window to side aspect with wonderful views over open countryside, built in cupboard.

BEDROOM 6: (4.34m x 3.25m) 14'3" x 10'8" Another double bedroom with window to rear aspect, wood flooring and exposed timber beams. Door through to additional attic area providing good storage space.

BATHROOM: Serving the two second floor bedrooms, white suite comprising slipper bath, WC and wash hand basin, exposed brickwork and timbers. Window to rear aspect.

Outside The property is sited centrally within the grounds which are in excess of 1 acre. Accessed through double gates over a gravelled driveway and parking area adjacent to a large detached garage/workshop having two doors and power and lighting. The first floor is fully boarded with gable end window. The grounds are predominantly lawn with an array of well stocked borders, fruit trees, shrubs and pond. To the south boundary is an ancient historic moat that now attracts an abundance of wildlife. To the west of the property is a substantial terrace ideal for outdoor entertaining and enjoying the sunset.


Contact David Burr Woolpit

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01359 245245 or email woolpit@davidburr.co.uk


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Full Details

Features:

  • An outstanding Grade II Listed farmhouse
  • In all about 1 acre
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 28' bespoke Kitchen/Breakfast room
  • Utility and boot room
  • 7 bedrooms (2 en-suite)
  • Double garage/workshop

An outstanding Grade II Listed detached period farmhouse believed to have origins dating back to 1257 set in grounds approaching 1.4 acres which include a former moat to the southern boundary. Old Bloxhall House is a timber framed former Hall House with rendered elevations under a clay tiled roof and offers an abundance of character original features throughout the property including three working inglenook fireplaces, exposed brickwork and timbers.

Accommodation is arranged over three floors and extends to approximately 4,000sq ft. Principal accommodation comprises drawing room, sitting room, dining room, magnificent 28ft bespoke fitted kitchen/breakfast room and study/library area. The first floor offers a master bedroom with en suite bathroom, four additional bedrooms, one en-suite and a family bathroom. The second floor offers two further bedrooms, additional bathroom and a large attic storage area.

Old Bloxhall House sits centrally within the grounds and is approached through double gates onto a large gravelled drive and parking area which in turn leads to a double detached garage/workshop. The well-manicured gardens are predominantly lawn with mature borders, ancient former moat and established fruit and deciduous trees. A large sun terrace leading direct out from the kitchen/breakfast is west facing and ensures a sunny aspect for outdoor entertaining.

ENTRANCE HALL: A light and welcoming area with windows to both sides of the oak panelled entrance door and a wealth of exposed brickwork and timber beams. Staircase to the first floor and doors leading through to drawing room and sitting room.

DRAWING ROOM: (6.58m x 4.45m) 21'7" x 14'7". A beautiful room with an abundance of exposed timbers and brick inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer beam housing an open fire.

SITTING ROOM: (6.73m x 5.59m) 22'1" x 18'4". A truly magnificent room with a wonderful mix of exposed brickwork and exposed timbers creating a calming space to relax while focusing on the brick inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer beam, brick hearth and inset wood burning stove. The room offers dual aspect to front and rear elevations with an exterior door directly onto the garden and further doors into the boot room and inner hallway. An arched walk through with exposed open timber studwork opening to:

DINING ROOM: (4.98m x 4.32m) 16'4" x 14'2". Another bright room with natural light streaming through the library/study windows that opens out from the dining room. Exposed wall and ceiling timbers with further exposed brickwork. Open inglenook fireplace with dog grate. Door leading through to inner hallway. Oak archway leading to;

LIBRARY/STUDY: (4.98 x 1.88) 16'4" x 6'2" Open timber studwork partially separates this sitting area from the dining room and is an ideal space to enjoy reading.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: (8.53m x 4.45m) 28' x 14'7". A very spacious room with a bespoke hand painted fitted kitchen with granite countertops oak flooring and cooker range, central dining area adjacent to exposed brickwork and sitting area at the opposite end. This room offers dual aspect with oak stable door to utility room and exterior door to garden and rear terrace.

UTILITY ROOM: (4.32m x 2.16m) 14'2" x 7'1". Leading off from the kitchen with exterior door to garden, range of cupboards and sink unit and space for washing machine.

BOOT ROOM: (3.66m x 1.7m) 12' x 5'7". Door leading off from the sitting room, exterior door and window to rear aspect. Ideal room for those returning from winter dog walking days with ample storage.

CLOAKROOM: WC and small inset wash hand basin on wooden vanity unit.

INNER HALLWAY: Linking kitchen, dining room and drawing room, exposed timbers and second staircase to first floor.

First floor

LANDING: Access from both staircases with exposed timbers and brickwork and further staircase to the second floor. Window to rear aspect.

MASTER BEDROOM: (4.37m x 4.22m) 14'4" x 13'10". Large dual aspect room with a wealth of exposed timbers, with door leading through to part vaulted en-suite bathroom with white suite comprising slipper bath, Pine vanity unit with his and her wash basins, WC and separate large walk in shower with rain shower head and hand held shower, window to rear aspect and oak flooring.

NURSERY BEDROOM/DRESSING ROOM: (3.15m x 2.08m) 10'4" x 6'10". Currently utilised as a dressing room to the master bedroom, this room would lend itself as a nursery room being adjacent to the master bedroom.

BEDROOM 2: (4.5m x 4.01m) 14'9" x 13'2" A lovely light room with stripped wood flooring, exposed timbers, built in wardrobes and window to front aspect.

BEDROOM 3: (4.95m x 3.15m) 16'3" x 10'4" Good sized double bedroom with double window to the front, built in wardrobe, stripped wood flooring and exposed timbers and studwork.

BEDROOM 4: (3.53m x 3.15m) 11'7" x 10'4" Situated to the rear of the property with commanding views over open countryside this room has an en-suite shower room. In addition, the bedroom has a step through into a roof void with restricted head height that could be used for storage/dressing room.

FAMILY BATHROOM: (2.18m x 2.18m) 7'2"" x 7'2". Comprising white slipper bath, separate shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin, window to rear aspect and oak flooring.

Second floor

BEDROOM 5: (4.37m x 3.53m) 14'4" x 11'7" Generous double bedroom with window to side aspect with wonderful views over open countryside, built in cupboard.

BEDROOM 6: (4.34m x 3.25m) 14'3" x 10'8" Another double bedroom with window to rear aspect, wood flooring and exposed timber beams. Door through to additional attic area providing good storage space.

BATHROOM: Serving the two second floor bedrooms, white suite comprising slipper bath, WC and wash hand basin, exposed brickwork and timbers. Window to rear aspect.

Outside The property is sited centrally within the grounds which are in excess of 1 acre. Accessed through double gates over a gravelled driveway and parking area adjacent to a large detached garage/workshop having two doors and power and lighting. The first floor is fully boarded with gable end window. The grounds are predominantly lawn with an array of well stocked borders, fruit trees, shrubs and pond. To the south boundary is an ancient historic moat that now attracts an abundance of wildlife. To the west of the property is a substantial terrace ideal for outdoor entertaining and enjoying the sunset.

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Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Contact David Burr Woolpit

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01359 245245 or email woolpit@davidburr.co.uk


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